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Wednesday, February 28 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Now That We Have Your Attention: Maximising Local & Global Interest In African Food FULL

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Social & digital media have given Nigerian food a platform to propel forward and compete on the local and international food market. In this discussion local experts will be asked their views on the following;
  • Now that the world is looking, what are the next steps to make in order for Nigeria to take full advantage of this opportunity?
  • What are the future trends?
  • Is Nigeria ready to take on the ever growing food demand in Lagos, Nigeria and beyond?
  • How can Nigeria use new technologies as well as new business models to adapt and change to survive this ever growing demand?

Speakers
avatar for Olamide Bada

Olamide Bada

Managing Director, JUMIA FOOD NIGERIA
Olamide Bada is the Managing Director of Jumia Food Nigeria, the #1 food delivery platform across Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt - ensuring the food you love, delivered fast! Since its launch in November 2012, Jumia Food has expanded to 11 African countries and has attracted hundreds... Read More →
avatar for Lola Emeruwa

Lola Emeruwa

Founder/Md, WISH AFRICA
Lola Emeruwa is the founder of WISH Africa; a social enterprise focused on culture, commerce and its development in Africa.Their mission is to promote a more positive image of Africa and Africans on the continent and in the diaspora. We believe that this will lead to greater cross... Read More →
avatar for Imoteda HITK

Imoteda HITK

Head Chef, HEELS IN THE KITCHEN
Imoteda is a Le Cordon Bleu trained chef working out of LAgos, Nigeria. She’s the Head Chef at “Heels in the Kitchen” a food service company dedicated to creating unforgettable culinary experiences with a focus on quality ingredients accessible locally. She is also the Creator... Read More →
avatar for Ada Osakwe

Ada Osakwe

Award-Winning Food Entrepreneur & Investor, NULI JUICE / AGROLAY VENTURES
I'm an award-winning food entrepreneur, investor and passionate agribusiness advocate for Africa. As the Chief Executive of Agrolay Ventures, an investment firm that seeks early-stage companies, I seek to redefine the food production and retail opportunity across Africa's large consumer... Read More →
avatar for Ozoz Sokoh

Ozoz Sokoh

CEO, KITCHEN BUTTERFLY
Ozoz Sokoh, an exploration geologist and food explorer is passionate about food – cooking, eating, dreaming, writing and photographing it, especially on her blog, Kitchen Butterfly. A ‘Traveller by plate’,she uses foodways – the social, cultural and economic practices relating... Read More →


Wednesday February 28, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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